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Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018 . It all came to an end in Philadelphia, though, on a night when Nick Foles pressed all the right buttons and the Vikings couldn't find a good enough response. If anything, some thought it would be the Vikings putting a royal beatdown on the Eagles. Celek also becomes the third La Salle high school product who will play in the NFL's biggest game.
  • Super Bowl 52: Three key matchups between Eagles and Patriots

    Super Bowl 52: Three key matchups between Eagles and Patriots

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    Super Bowl LII is set to go down in two weeks, and it will feature the city of Minneapolis being flooded by Eagles and Patriots fans in preparation for a rematch of game that should feel familiar. "There's so much more money from the public on this game than you would get from the so-called sharks". The Vikings' normal starting RT is Mike Remmers, who moved to LG to fill in for Nick Easton, who broke his ankle earlier in the season.
  • Eden Hazard delivers classy riposte to Antonio Conte's big ideas

    Eden Hazard delivers classy riposte to Antonio Conte's big ideas

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    But speaking after the Brighton win, Hazard claimed that Chelsea do not need to sign a physically imposing forward to supplement Morata and potentially replace Batshuayi, who could join Sevilla on loan in search of regular playing time. And the 27-year-old Nigerian star, who scored his first goal of the Premier League campaign, has set his eyes on netting five more goals before the season winds to a close.
  • Sergio Aguero performs down heroics after Manchester Metropolis…

    Sergio Aguero performs down heroics after Manchester Metropolis…

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    The Argentina striker, who scored five in a game against Newcastle in 2015, helped himself to a hat trick this time as City maintained its 12-point lead over second-placed Manchester United . Sergio Aguero will nearly certainly be a major factor as well, as he seems to love playing against the Magpies , having scored 11 goals in his last 11 games against them.
  • USWNT's Julie Ertz Reacts To Husband Going To Super Bowl LII

    USWNT's Julie Ertz Reacts To Husband Going To Super Bowl LII

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    I couldn't wait until, like, the whistle was going nto blow. The pure bliss that Julie feels when she hears that Zach's hard work is about to pay off with a trip to the Super Bowl is absolutely touching. The two met in college and were married last March. ESPN also interviewed Julie Ertz, and that clip can also be found below. "Pilates and yoga, we always do those together".
  • Fernandinho extends Manchester City contract

    Fernandinho extends Manchester City contract

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    Otamendi has scored five goals so far this season - including the victor over rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford. " This is a Club with a fantastic future and I want to be a part of it for as long as possible ", Fernandinho told Manchester City's website .
  • Khloe Kardashian can't decide on what to call her baby

    Khloe Kardashian can't decide on what to call her baby

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    This treatment straightens her hair for months. National Basketball Association star Tristan Thompson, 26, and his girlfriend Khloe Kardashian , 33, are undecided on a name for their unborn baby. Kardashian replied to the fan and said that she can't also wait to figure out what to name her and Tristan Thompson's first child. "We are having a baby!" she wrote.
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation opened inquiry into MO Gov. Greitens

    Federal Bureau of Investigation opened inquiry into MO Gov. Greitens

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    All of those things are false'. Greitens delayed a major statewide tour to promote his proposal earlier this week as an extramarital affair and allegations he tried to blackmail his lover have dominated news cycles. Louis home. The governor denies those accusations. The Governor was vehement when asked Saturday if he had ever slapped the woman: 'Absolutely not'.
  • Tyson Fury Set To Return Following BBBofC Agreement To Lift Suspension

    Tyson Fury Set To Return Following BBBofC Agreement To Lift Suspension

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    Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is set to resume his career after the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) lifted his suspension subject to medical clearance. On Thursday (Jan 18), Fury posted on social media: "Working really hard and putting in the sacrifice needed to achieve glory". Fury lost his IBF title nearly as quick as he won it, for failing to make a mandatory defense against Czar Glazkov.
  • Gymnasts confront alleged abuser Larry Nassar in court

    Gymnasts confront alleged abuser Larry Nassar in court

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    LANSING, Mich . (AP) - Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman on Friday confronted her former doctor who has pleaded guilty to multiple sexual assaults, warning him that the testimony of the "powerful army" of 140 survivors at his sentencing will haunt him in prison.
  • Manchester United indebted to Anthony Martial for unlocking Burnley's defence

    Manchester United indebted to Anthony Martial for unlocking Burnley's defence

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    A superb strike from Anthony Martial early in the second half was enough to give Jose Mourinho's side a fourth victory in a row in all competitions, despite a lacklustre overall display. "We're quite a long way off that but the numbers have jumped the last couple of years, so who knows?" The Frenchman's goal was the difference today as Mourinho's men edged a narrow 1-0 victory - but who performed best for United? Chris Smalling and Phil Jones line up together at centre-back for United ...
  • Pita Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Games

    Pita Taufatofua qualifies for Winter Games

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    Pita Taufatofua, who captured global attention as the oiled and topless Tongan flagbearer at the Rio Olympics, has gone "to the end of the world" to qualify as Tonga's first Winter Olympian. "After Rio I made a decision to find the hardest sport possible because I needed a new challenge and the hardest sport possible was cross-country skiing", Taufatofua told the Olympic Channel .
  • Nets rally to top Heat, 101-95

    Nets rally to top Heat, 101-95

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    The Toronto Raptors continued their stellar home form after Kyle Lowry's 24 points and DeMar DeRozan's 21 saw them beat the San Antonio Spurs 86-83. "At the end of the day, this is a player's game". But it wasn't enough as the Heat couldn't slow the Nets down the stretch even after Whiteside re-entered the game with 7:38 left and immediately blocked a shot and later gave the Heat the lead at 83-81.
  • Rodney Hood (leg) ruled out for Jazz on Saturday night

    Rodney Hood (leg) ruled out for Jazz on Saturday night

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    The Clippers got as close as seven points, but couldn't stop Utah's offense enough to swing the tide. Lou Williams paced the Clippers with 31 points, 10 steals and seven assists, and he helped cut the lead to single digits in the fourth quarter.
  • Sanchez wages may create issues at Manchester…

    Sanchez wages may create issues at Manchester…

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    Sky Sports News showed Armenian global Mkhitaryan, also 29, at a central London hotel on Saturday evening alongside agent Mino Raiola. But the paperwork on every aspect of the deal has not yet been completely signed off. Now making €250,000-per-week, the Frenchman wants to double his wages to equal those of soon-to-be Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez . "Any manager worth his salt would love to have Sanchez in their team", McClaren told BBC Radio 5 Live.
  • Sergio Aguero hat-trick guides Manchester City past Newcastle United

    Sergio Aguero hat-trick guides Manchester City past Newcastle United

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    City need 31 points to be certain of securing the Premier League crown and Guardiola is targeting 11 wins from their final 14 matches. Newcastle offered very little from an attacking perspective for much of the match and only really threatened in the second period, when Jacob Murphy scored and Ederson almost gifted them an equaliser.
  • Chelsea eye Edin Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri deals with Roma

    Chelsea eye Edin Dzeko, Emerson Palmieri deals with Roma

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    Pagine Romaniste report Chelsea and Roma have reached an outline over the transfers of Emerson Palmieri and Edin Dzeko . Aubameyang's father and agent Pierre has reportedly been in London this week to negotiate a transfer for the Gabon forward, who was left out of Dortmund's squad for Friday night's trip to Hertha Berlin, according to newspaper Bild .
  • Jack Del Rio favorite to land New York Giants DC job

    Jack Del Rio favorite to land New York Giants DC job

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    Across the country, the New York Giants were finishing up a bad season of their own. Del Rio was sacked on December 31, after a regular season in which Oakland counted as one of the most disappointing teams in the NFL. He will get to work with players like safety Landon Collins , nose tackle Damon Harrison and defensive end Olivier Vernon in NY. He played linebacker in the National Football League for 10 seasons, with the Saints, Chiefs, Cowboys and Vikings.
  • Halep and Kerber win in contrasting styles at Australian Open

    Halep and Kerber win in contrasting styles at Australian Open

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    Djokovic will next face Hyeon Chung , who took out a Zverev for the second time this week. "I knew I wanted to use the medical timeout because I needed it, but at the same time, I knew it was nothing major that can potentially raise the question mark on whether I can continue playing".
  • Jose Mourinho Open to Cristiano Ronaldo Return Amid Real Madrid Exit Rumours

    Jose Mourinho Open to Cristiano Ronaldo Return Amid Real Madrid Exit Rumours

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    Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United are the most likely destinations for the five-time Ballon d'Or victor and current FIFA World Player of the Year. To clarify, Madrid's starting XI is the same eleven players as last season, whereas competitors like Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have brought in new talent to rejuvenate their respective teams.
  • Bellator 192 Weigh-in Results: 'Rampage' Jackson-Chael Sonnen Quarterfinal Gets Go-Ahead

    Bellator 192 Weigh-in Results: 'Rampage' Jackson-Chael Sonnen Quarterfinal Gets Go-Ahead

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    MacDonald was carried out of the cage and transported to a hospital as a precaution. "The week of the fight, I'm basically focused on banging out interviews, all the obligations I have to do for the promotion". Before the round ended Lima landed a heavy leg kick that dropped Rory and he ended the round in top control. In what many saw as the people's main event Rory MacDonald took on Bellator staple and current Middleweight Champ Douglas Lima .
  • Australian Open: Dimitrov ousts Kyrgios; Nadal grinds out win

    Australian Open: Dimitrov ousts Kyrgios; Nadal grinds out win

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    His next test is a clash against world number three Grigor Dimitrov today for a berth in the quarter-finals, which would match his best ever Grand Slam run. "She really mixes up the pace, I just tried to calm down, get my returns in and wait for the opportunities to attack", she said after crushing the Slovak, who made the semi-finals at Wimbledon past year.
  • Tug Explosion Kills Three in Kentucky

    Tug Explosion Kills Three in Kentucky

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    The three victims were pronounced dead at the scene and 20 to 25 others had injuries, some life-threatening, with several transported by ambulance and air evacuation. They were identified as Timothy L. Wright, 52, of Calvert City; Jerome A. Smith, 56, of Thibodaux, Louisiana; and Quentin J. Stewart, 41, of Opelousas, Louisiana.
  • Mourinho: Carrick Set For Retirement At End Of The Season

    Mourinho: Carrick Set For Retirement At End Of The Season

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    The former BVB player has never really settled in at Manchester United , and has been in and out of the team depending on Jose Mourinho's opinion of him. They are also still in the Champions League and the FA Cup. Club directors have recognised real progress on the pitch since the two seasons under Van Gaal.
  • Sharapova storms into third round of Australian Open

    Sharapova storms into third round of Australian Open

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    Maria Sharapova will take centre stage on Rod Laver Arena against Angelique Kerber in what is shaping as a fascinating encounter between the only two former Australian Open winners left in the women's draw. We can't pin the struggles of the 30-year-old Sharapova on age, not in an era when some of her peers have played at high levels deep into their 30s.
  • Kentucky basketball: 3 keys vs Florida, prediction, TV/ radio

    Kentucky basketball: 3 keys vs Florida, prediction, TV/ radio

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    Florida had taken a 45-37 lead on the Wildcats before Kentucky fought back, eventually pulling ahead before the Gators surged back in front. Odds and ends: Florida got its first win at Rupp Arena since February 16, 2014 ... What it means: Florida won a game that it likely should have lost considering its poor shooting and inconsistent play. If they did, the call could end up determining the SEC regular season champion.
  • Giants select Penn State RB Saquon Barkley in NFL.com mock draft

    Giants select Penn State RB Saquon Barkley in NFL.com mock draft

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    The last time they used one signal-caller for the whole season was in 2001, when Tim Couch started all 16 games. It's possible that Mayfield could be one of the better quarterbacks in this class. McShay has Rosen as his No. 1 overall draft prospect. Needless to say, having a premier running back that can do it all on the ground or as an eligible receiving option out of the backfield would push the envelope for the Jets offense.
  • Adam Thielen, Andrew Sendejo expected to play for Vikings

    Adam Thielen, Andrew Sendejo expected to play for Vikings

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    Philadelphia won a wild-card game in Minnesota after the 2008 season and home games in the divisional rounds on the way to Super Bowl appearances following the 1980 and 2004 seasons. Keenum, who was the NFL's 12th rated passer, has been efficient. A lot of times coaches will force the style of play they want on their personnel and that has not been the case with Keenum and Schurmur.
  • New Duke commit Zion Williamson explains reasons for picking Blue Devils

    New Duke commit Zion Williamson explains reasons for picking Blue Devils

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    He made several unofficial visits to Clemson and SC. I was in Italy and people were asking me for pictures, 'Are you Zion? By almost all measures, he is the most-publicized high school basketball player since LeBron James. Williamson is yet another one-and-done caliber talent to take his game to Durham. The Gamecocks reportedly gained some late momentum in his recruitment, pitching Williamson on the idea of playing alongside another five-star prospect in Louisville transfer Brian ...
  • Borussia Dortmund director slams Wenger over Aubameyang

    Borussia Dortmund director slams Wenger over Aubameyang

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    That's an increase on what Sky Sports claimed Arsenal are prepared to pay - with the cost previously quoted at £53m. Zorc told reporters: 'He's practising in Dortmund , we felt, that he is not a 100 per cent with his mind focused. Wenger's problems have once again thrust his future into the spotlight, with fans once again calling for the Frenchman to resign after 14 years without a league title.
  • Browns have serious interest in ex-Steelers OC Todd Haley

    Browns have serious interest in ex-Steelers OC Todd Haley

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    Bell is headed for intense contract negotiations, of course, and the Steelers have leaked negative info about players in similar situations before, most notably Antonio Brown . Browns head coach Hue Jackson called the plays for his team this season, when they went 0-16 and failed to capitalize on defensive improvement with any progress on the other side of the ball whatsoever.
  • Ton-up Butler helps England seal ODI series win against Australia

    Ton-up Butler helps England seal ODI series win against Australia

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    After being dismissed for just one run in the win at Brisbane, things did not get any better for the 30-year-old in Sydney . With our bowling efforts, everybody was required to give a bit extra and everyone did. "That's just not good enough", Smith said. "The timing for his [Buttler] team today - they were in a hard situation - it was a very special partnership led by an unbelievable century from Jos".
  • Rob Gronkowski exits game after helmet-to-helmet hit

    Rob Gronkowski exits game after helmet-to-helmet hit

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    Church was penalized for unnecessary roughness as his helmet made contact with Gronkowski's, although Church initially appeared to be leading with his shoulder. Partner-in-crime Rob Gronkowski is among the highest-earning tight ends in the National Football League though he isn't among the top three Patriots stars in terms of basic wages.
  • Unplayable Eden Hazard inspires Chelsea thrashing of Brighton

    Unplayable Eden Hazard inspires Chelsea thrashing of Brighton

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    Meanwhile Chelsea attacker Willian marked his 50th consecutive appearance in the Premier League , the longest current run of successive games in the division among outfield players, with a fine goal. And just before half-time, Schelotto was once against brought down, this time by Tiemoue Bakayoko with Moss once again turning away appeals - though this incident was slightly less stonewall.
  • Depay scores stunning late victor as Lyon beat 10-man PSG

    Depay scores stunning late victor as Lyon beat 10-man PSG

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    Reduced to 10 men, PSG almost escaped with a point before falling victim to a spectacular Memphis Depay victor deep into second-half stoppage time . Unai Emery's side stood firm for all but every kick of the second half before Depay, the former Manchester United forward, came inside on his right foot to unleash a spectacular victor for the hosts.
  • Tottenham Hotspur Look To Add To Southampton's Troubles

    Tottenham Hotspur Look To Add To Southampton's Troubles

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    Kane's goal was his ninth in his past five Premier League starts, and he is now just a goal away from becoming the 27th member of the "100 Club". Moussa Sissoko went close after meeting Davies's driven cross, but Tottenham missed Eriksen's craft.
  • Sharapova can't wait to test herself against the best

    Sharapova can't wait to test herself against the best

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    Federer, who has amassed nearly $112 million in career prizemoney , supported Djokovic's push for a bigger percentage of revenue for players. Sharapova by contrast was a five-time major victor, and a superstar that transcended the sport.